The university’s website calls the Sports Complex ‘the university’s state-of-the-art sports facility’, which may have been so 15 years ago, but is no longer true.
Much like in the Harry Potter series, real-life quidditch is a full contact sport and rigorously competitive.
In a packed and deafening Montpetit Hall, the Gees were able to vanquish the Gryphons in a hard-fought affair.
“We have to get in the gym and get ready for Final Four. We’re not going home yet.”—Mike L’Africain, Gee-Gees point guard.
“Over the past four years there’s been little to no coverage of the track and field because basically they cover the sports that bring in more revenue to the school.”
Bonomo earned bronze again, this time in the men’s 100m freestyle, with a time of 51.26s, marking his second medal of the tournament and fourth of his now-decorated career.
The Gee-Gees spread the ball out incredibly efficiently, as four of their starters scored in double figures. As always, Caleb Agada and Mike L’Africain were the leaders for the team in the 74-49 win.
Biswal was a frontrunner in the women’s 60m hurdle from the get-go. She only solidified her status as one of the nation’s very best with her 8.45s personal best and gold medal run on day one of the tournament.
A tough full-court defensive effort and high shooting percentage was the key to Gees’ victory. Julia Soriano scored the team high for the night with 21 points, shooting seven of nine from three.